DOC NYC

DOC NYC

Launched in 2010 with an inaugural event that was hailed as “ambitious” (The New York Times) and “selective but eclectic” (The Village Voice), DOC NYC has since become America’s largest documentary film festival and voted by MovieMaker magazine as one of the “top five coolest documentary film festivals in the world.” Based at the West Village’s IFC Center, Chelsea’s SVA Theater and Bow Tie Chelsea Cinema, the eight-day festival showcases new achievements in documentary film along with panels and conversations.

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  • In Country

    The Vietnam War is one of the most politically charged and most studied in recent American history. But the men of regiment Delta 2/5(R) examine the conflict in much finer detail than many historians by completing a punctilious annual reenactment of the war. With striking historical accuracy, rar...

  • Mad Tiger

    For decades, Japanese ex-pats and best friends Kengo Hioki and Kotaro Tsukada have wowed audiences with their singular band Peelander-Z. Based in New York City and described as a "Japanese Action Comic Punk Band," Peelander-Z combines performance-art and audience participation in their shows, pus...

  • Theory of Obscurity: A Film About the Residents

    The story of the iconic renegade cult band The Residents. From the group’s formation in Shreveport to their success in the burgeoning San Francisco avant-garde music scene of the 60s and 70s, The Residents redefined what a rock band could be. With the advent of music videos in the 1980s, these ma...

  • Ed & Pauline

    ED & PAULINE is a portrait of the influential creative collaboration between Pauline Kael and Ed Landberg who through their visionary curation and film writing transformed a small storefront theater into a church for movie lovers.

    DIRECTED BY CHRISTIAN BRUNO & NATALIJA VEKIC
    USA | 201...